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    LOT 1712
Scarce Lew Horton Edition Colt Python Double Action Revolver with Desirable 2 1/2 Inch Ported Barrel - Serial no. PN13014, 357 magnum cal., 2 1/2 inch vent rib bbl., bright stainless finish, rubber grips. Manufactured in 1996 as one of only 80 ordered by Lew Horton in this configuration. The barrel is marked with the two line “PYTHON .357/.357 MAGNUM CTG.” on the left and with the Colt address on the left. Fitted with a special 2 1/2 inch barrel with two ports on either side, blade front sight with red insert, adjustable rear sight, and rubber Colt grip. Includes a Colt hard case with no end label. CONDITION: Excellent overall with minimal handling marks and a light cylinder drag line. Mechanically excellent. This is your opportunity to fill that hole in your Snake Gun collection! Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000
LOT 1715
Engraved Colt Python Double Action Revolver with Case
- Serial no. PY234425, 357 magnum cal., 6 inch vent rib bbl., stainless finish, laminated grips. Manufactured in 2021 as part
of a limited run with Davidson’s. Standard markings and features as well as 90% coverage floral scroll engraving executed by Automated Finishing. Includes original Colt hard case. CONDITION: Excellent overall, with minimal handling marks, crisp engraving, and
crisp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent. Estimate: 2,500 - 4,000
LOT 1714
Excellent Factory Engraved Colt Diamondback
Double Action Revolver with Case and Factory Letter - Serial no. R48596, 22 LR cal., 6 inch vent rib bbl., blue finish, rubber grips. The included factory letter confirms the current configuration as having a 6 inch barrel chambered in .22 LR with blue finish, stocks not listed, and class “A” engraving with engraver not listed when sent in a shipment of twelve to William Winkelman in Merrill, Wisconsin, on September 21, 1979. Winkelman owned Bills House of Guns, which was one of the largest firearms retailers in the state of Wisconsin prior to his retirement in 1988. Fitted with checkered rubber Colt grip with gold medallions. Grip frame marked “COLT ENG”. Includes original Colt Custom shipping box, “VINCIT QUI PATITUR” marked leatherette display case, and spare set of checkered walnut grips with gold Colt medallions. CONDITION: Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish with minimal handling marks and crisp grip checkering. The display case is also excellent. Mechanically excellent. Estimate: 6,000 - 10,000
     LOT 1713
Engraved Colt Python Double Action Revolver with Box - Serial no. E82433, 357 magnum cal., 4 inch vent rib bbl., nickel/gold finish, plastic grips. Manufactured in 1974. The revolver displays 75% coverage floral scroll engraving with zig-zag line and dot motifs as well as star busts on both sides and a raised relief eagle bust on the right side
of the frame. Fitted with blade front and adjustable notch rear sights. The grips feature a scrimshawed big cat on the left panel and the Colt “serpentine” logo on the right. Includes original box.
CONDITION: Very fine overall as professionally embellished, retaining 99% plus nickel and 60% gold finishes with some handling marks and crisp engraving. Grips are excellent with crisp scrimshaw. The cylinder release is stiff, but the revolver is otherwise mechanically excellent. Box is very good with a couple tape repairs.
Estimate: 2,750 - 4,500

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